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Latest stories, news and breaking health and medical news from across the world.

Puzzle solving ‘won’t stop mental decline’

Doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku does not protect against mental decline, according to a new study..

Push for more take-up of flu vaccine before Christmas

Public Health England (PHE) is urging pregnant women and those over 65 to get the flu jab, after a f..

NHS told to ditch ‘absurd’ fax machines

The NHS will be banned from buying fax machines from next month – and has been told by the governmen..

The athletes starving themselves for success

Anna Boniface seemed to have the world at her feet when finishing as the 2017 London Marathon's..

No-deal Brexit: Disruption at Dover ‘could last six months’

Dover and other Channel ports face disruption for up to six months if the UK leaves the EU without a..

Xanax: Treatment for addiction rises sharply in children

The number of children being treated for addiction to tranquilisers has doubled in a year, to more t..

One in three children ‘not active enough’, finds sport survey

One in three children in England does fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a day – half the am..

Mental health: The NHS patients who are ‘abused and ignored’

New rights should be given to severely ill mental health patients detained in hospital to stop abuse..

Girls ‘more likely to face loneliness’

Young women are more likely than young men to have feelings of loneliness, according to a study from..

Not enough evidence for energy drink ban

Experts advising the government have said there is not enough scientific evidence to warrant a ban o..

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